Rosa Mexicano - DC
Awesome Mothers Day Lunch!We dined at Rosa Mexicano for Mothers Day. The food was outstanding. My husband isn't big on guacamole. But we devoured the guacamole made table side - it had just the right balance of flavors. My husband had the Carnitas Huevos at the recommendation of our server and raved about them. I enjoyed the Beef Mole enchiladas and was thrilled with the flavor of the mole. Our daughter enjoyed the couch chicken nachos (appetizer) as her meal and it was for than plenty for her. We can't wait for our next opportunity to return.5/12/2013 12:00:00 AMConsistently good foodWhat a great place to meet your friends and colleagues for appetizers, drinks or a fabulous meal! I have always loved their fresh guacamole. Each time I go, I have explored a new item on the menu and never been disappointed.5/12/2013 12:00:00 AMThe food and service wereThe food and service were terrific! My only complaint is that it was very loud.5/11/2013 12:00:00 AMGreat againWe love to celebrate at Rosa Mexicano and this time was no different. Had reservations, got seated promptly, and got their awesome guacamole right away. Food was great as always, as were the margaritas. Valet parking makes things easy too. We will be back for our next celebration dinner.5/11/2013 12:00:00 AMRosa Mexicano is a great placeRosa Mexicano is a great place to eat before a show at the Harmon Center for the Arts or an event at the Verizon Center.5/5/2013 12:00:00 AMOutstanding serviceWent there for cinquo de mayo and had a great time. Guacamole is always great there, even though I think they should do a better job with the chips. They are too thick and never fresh/hot. We had a very attentive server who did a great job all night.5/5/2013 12:00:00 AMCinco de Mayo!Great flavors of dishes, wonderful service, and we had quite a party!5/5/2013 12:00:00 AMRosa Mexicano on Cinco de MayoWe were at Rosa Mexicano on Cinco de Mayo and it was even better than usual. The service was stellar, unfortunately, I can't remember the woman's name. We had the guacamole, which you don't want to miss. The table side preparation means it's fresh and they modified it a bit because of my low sodium diet. I had the carne asada which was fabulous! Served with their black beans and rice it was amazing. My sister had the chicken similarly prepared and said it was great too and it must have been since I wasn't offered a bite. We always go to Rosa Mexicano when she's in town. It's fun, the house marguerita is great and the food excellent. Expensive for Mexican food but never disappointing for a special ocassion.5/5/2013 12:00:00 AMGreat Food and AtmosphereFood was excellent. Nice atmosphere, since it is right across from Verizon Center in downtown DC. We went there right after the Washington Capitals beat the NY Rangers in a playoff game. So great location to go to after a game and let traffic die down.
Everyone was very friendly. Energy in the restaurant. Very nice bar area, and plenty of tables for the dinner crowd.
Will be back for more!5/4/2013 12:00:00 AMHighly Recommend!It's worth it for the guacamole alone!!! Make sure you get it to start, do not order anything else before you order your guac!! After that, the sagria is great! and the rest of the menu is a can't miss! I had the Filetes con Hongos....Q' Rico!!5/4/2013 12:00:00 AMLove, love the guacamole.Love, love the guacamole. Wish we had gotten the large!4/27/2013 12:00:00 AMHad friends with us for firstHad friends with us for first time and they thought everything tasted great.Always our favorite before a hockey games.4/23/2013 12:00:00 AMthe staff was incredible goodthe staff was incredible good knew our name since we have eaten at Rosa before it was a very pleasant dining experience4/23/2013 12:00:00 AMBrunch was delicious, somethingBrunch was delicious, something compeletely unexpected. Try it out, I highly recommend it!4/21/2013 12:00:00 AMGreat food and attentive service.Great food and attentive service. The noise level can be a little excessive, not ideal for a date or romantic evening.4/19/2013 12:00:00 AMGreat food, I have been thereGreat food, I have been there on several occasions, and it never disappoints. I always think Rosa's when I am near the verizon center. With my reservation, it was a terrific dinner pre-Shakespeare theater. I cannot go there without ordering their trademark guacamole as a starter.4/19/2013 12:00:00 AMNice restaurant, nice serviceFood was very good. The main items took a while to come out after the appetizers but not too much of a wait. The chicken course was well prepared. The fish and shrimp dishes were bit overcooked. The shrimp was a firm to the knife&fork. The fish a bit dry. The ceviche was outstanding.4/17/2013 12:00:00 AMFantastic Mexican food! WeFantastic Mexican food! We sat outside before a game at the Verizon center and we couldn't have picked a better spot. We sat outside and the service was fantastic and quick. Will definitely return!4/16/2013 12:00:00 AMTHIS IS THE 3RD TIME I HAVETHIS IS THE 3RD TIME I HAVE EATEN HERE FOOD IS WONDERFUL FUN PLACE TO EAT AND
SOCIALIZE4/14/2013 12:00:00 AMThe whole experience was great,The whole experience was great, the food was amazing, and the service was good too.4/13/2013 12:00:00 AMThe food was, as always, great.The food was, as always, great. Sitting outside is great on a beautiful evening, except the amateur drummers at the Verizon Center, playing the same riff over and over was deadly.4/13/2013 12:00:00 AMFun, fun, funWe always love eating at Rosa Mexicano, especially before a concert at the Verizon center.4/9/2013 12:00:00 AMI love their food and drinks.I love their food and drinks. Doesn't feel like processed garbage.4/7/2013 12:00:00 AMGreat location prior to showGreat location prior to show or event at Verizon! Great food fabulous margaritas!4/6/2013 12:00:00 AMI loved Rosa Mexicana! WeI loved Rosa Mexicana! We had to ask for a glass of tea two times, but besides that, the service, food, ambiance was perfection! As a born and raised Texan, I really enjoyed finding a GOOD mexican restaurant in DC.4/6/2013 12:00:00 AMGreat FoodI'd been to one of the Rosa Mexicano restaurants in NYC a few years ago and was very impressed. While I somewhat preferred the more relaxed, soothing atmosphere and design at the NY branch, this rather hectic DC branch had excellent food and service. I also enjoy the fact that they don't seem to have fallen in with the trend toward small portions. A more interesting dessert menu might be a nice addition.4/6/2013 12:00:00 AMGood times!If you are looking for a goo time this is the place. Also, I can't thank the staff enough for holding our reservation open and getting us seated. We were over a half-hour late and they still seated us promptly.4/4/2013 12:00:00 AMHappy Dining Concert GoerWe were in from out of town for a concert at the Verizon Center right across the street so the location couldn't have been more perfect! The food was outstanding - large portions - high end Mexican. Very lively probably because of the concert (Maroon 5) happening. Drinks were very pricey and slight. I had expected something fancier in a margarita glass, but instead my margarita came in a half glass over a lot of ice. The only other downside could have been an "up" side if we had been in a rush to get somewhere. The service was spot on, almost to the point of us feeling pushed to leave. I would definitely recommend Rosa again, now that I know the scene!4/3/2013 12:00:00 AMFood was outstanding. WeFood was outstanding. We ate before going to the Maroon 5 concert across the street at Verizon Center, like 90% of the patrons. Service was very attentive yet we didn't feel rushed.4/3/2013 12:00:00 AMA group from the office tookA group from the office took a co-worker to Rosa Mexicano for her birthday! We all had a great time.4/3/2013 12:00:00 AMyou can't go wrong with theiryou can't go wrong with their guacamole! The chicken enchilada was also very good.4/2/2013 12:00:00 AMWOW again Rosa Mexicano, DC rulesWhat a wonderful night! We had made reservations through Open table and they did not let us down. We walk in, and this is Easter Sunday mind you, and our table was readily available no wait at all. Our waiter Andres was amazing, very attentive, knew the menu, gave great options, and yes did I say attentive. We had great food for dinner, and of course the regular pomegranate margaritas (yum). In addition our son (12yrs old) truly enjoyed his dinner. We had martinis for dessert that were not on the martini meny but as our waiter assured us they could still make them , they DID!! In all, from the check in, to dinner and service, to the follow up by the manager Stepanie Szabo all I can say is 5 stars and EXCELLENCE throughout our dinner.3/31/2013 12:00:00 AMHighly recommendedThis was my third time there. Everything was perfect. I always enjoy eating at Rosa Mexicano!3/30/2013 12:00:00 AMFabulous guacamole at tableFabulous guacamole at table Side in the cute molcajete, wonderful carne asada, excellent camarones, and stupendous Flan!the service was spot on and very friendly.3/30/2013 12:00:00 AMGood food; great service.Good food; great service. very dynamic atmosphere. Great location.3/30/2013 12:00:00 AMWe love the tableside guacomole!We love the tableside guacomole! I always choose this restaurant to bring a visiting crowd to DC.3/29/2013 12:00:00 AMOne of my favorites! AlwaysOne of my favorites! Always dependable. And that guacamole is terrific!3/29/2013 12:00:00 AMThe food is great. But theThe food is great. But the noise level is so bad you can only talk to the person next to you. They really need to put noise-absorbing tiles on the ceiling or something. Every time we bring a group as a treat I am reminded of this problem.3/29/2013 12:00:00 AMThe guacamole was excellentThe guacamole was excellent - I could have eaten it all day long. Had the veggie tacos, as it was Good Friday, and they were wonderful. Service was great.3/29/2013 12:00:00 AMOutstanding & AccomodatingAs always, we enjoyed yet another very satisfying experience at Rosa Mexicana. My husband and I brought our 3-week old baby and they were very accommodating despite being very busy. The service was also excellent and the food was outstanding as always. 2 Thumbs Up!3/27/2013 12:00:00 AMWe were there for the restaurant'sWe were there for the restaurant's annual Mexican Sedar. The food was fabulous! Such a treat.3/27/2013 12:00:00 AMThe guacamole, made freshThe guacamole, made fresh tableside, is to die for! Our meals were delicious...we had the steak skillet style.3/26/2013 12:00:00 AMAs all ways a great meal.As all ways a great meal. Creative menu, willing to accommodate requests, my son wanted all three of the tacos, but they came in an order of three of the same type, no problem he was able to get one of each. Table side guacamole is great even my grandson had it!3/25/2013 12:00:00 AMGreat service.We dined in the back room which was divided and quiet. Service great and accommodating.3/24/2013 12:00:00 AMNice but noisyVery nice restaurant but too noisy! It was hard to have a conversation with my boyfriend, sitting across from me.3/22/2013 12:00:00 AMDined with my 15 year oldDined with my 15 year old son and we had a great meal! Good value, and everything we ordered was delicious. I thought the service was superb. Definately will return there and try other locations.3/20/2013 12:00:00 AMGreat location -- right acrossGreat location -- right across the street from the horizon center. Really great food and drinks and fast service. Totally enjoyed the evening. The guacomole made at the table was special, and it's great that you can order it and nosh on the guac while perusing the menu.3/17/2013 12:00:00 AMFun place. LOVED watchingFun place. LOVED watching NASCAR and then Basketball eating the GREATEST guac EVER!! So good. Really love this fun place. Bar waitstaff really great about changing the TV to the sport of choice.....and the guac...oh my....did I mention the guac?3/16/2013 12:00:00 AMWe dined early and enjoyedWe dined early and enjoyed our window table for two hours...having come later in the past I have learned there is pressure to turn the table over.3/16/2013 12:00:00 AMRosa's is where you want toRosa's is where you want to go before a Verizon Center concert. They do a terrfic job of getting the party started!3/14/2013 12:00:00 AM